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Getting Students Off Farms and Into Classrooms

A new documentary exposes the plight of migrant children farm workers.

People Watch

Student Data Privacy Gets a New Boost

The U.S. Department of Education has launched a new initiative to safeguarding student records.

Despite Setbacks, Adams County, Colo., Forges on with Competency-Based System

Will a standards-based system raise student achievement in this district?

People Watch

Wisconsin’s Ripple Effect

Unions around the country are fearing their collective bargaining rights will too be taken away.

First Federal Movement to Support Green Schools

Department of Education launches Green Ribbon Schools program.

Largest Net-Zero Middle School to Open

Texas district will open the largest net-zero middle school in the nation.

Failure Is Not an Option in Mansfield (Texas) ISD

Failure Is Not an Option is not just the title of a best-selling book; it's a mantra for many high-performing districts.

Education Reform Must Include the Arts

Arts education can increase student achievement and improve behavior for at-risk students, according to one study.

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